Fred  Hutton


Frederick L. Hutton, 84, of Ottumwa, died at 2:35 a.m. June 25, 2019 at Vista Woods Care Center in Ottumwa.
Fred was born September 11, 1934 in Martinsburg to Leland "Chuck" and Mary Sanchez Hutton. He married Davie Ann Moore on July 19, 1953.
Growing up in Martinsburg, Fred was a 1952 graduate of Hedrick High School. He drove a truck while his kids were young. He earned a B.A. from Parsons College and a M.A. from Northeast Missouri State University. He taught social studies and P.E. and coached at Franklin School. He was a counselor and referee at Walsh and Evans, retiring in 1997.
He was a member of Willard Street United Methodist Church, past Exalted Ruler and member of B.P.O. Elks Lodge #347, Martinsburg Masonic Lodge # 106 A.F. & A.M., member and Past Worthy Patron of Ottumwa Rose Chapter #552 Order of Eastern Star, Ottumwa Shrine and Davenport Consistory and past president of the Ottumwa Educational Association. Fred was an avid, yet mediocre golfer with 2 holes in one.
He is survived by his wife, Davie Ann, his children, Steven (Bonnie) Hutton of Sarasota, FL, Scott (Yvonne) Hutton of Kansas City, MO, Shelli Hutton of Ottumwa and Stacie (Paul) Howk of Drakesville; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Willard Street United Methodist Church with his son, Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hutton, officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to Hospice Serving Davis and Wapello Counties or B.P.O. Elks Lodge #347 for scholarships.
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Marty box
Jun 28, 2019
Fred Hutton meant a lot to me . He was one of my mentors , and helped teach me to referee basketball . We refereed together years ago at Walsh school many times . Fred was always so nice to me and although we hadn’t kept in touch I am thankful that our paths did cross when I was just learning . God bless
Derrell & Barbara Jennings
Jun 28, 2019
So sorry to hear of Fred's passing. We always had a good time when we were together whether regarding counseling, OEA, or just visiting. Fred was dedicated, a friend to many students and teachers, and how he loved his family. He is missed. Our prayers go out for the family.
Eakins, Jerry wanda
Jun 26, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. We enjoyed knowing him. Prayers to all
Tanya Payne Padget
Jun 25, 2019
Mr. Hutton was one of my favorite teachers. I have the funniest and best memory I will cherish forever. RIP Mr. Hutton. Condolences to his dear family and friends.
Larry Cline
Jun 25, 2019
My most sincere heartfelt condolences to Fred's family. Fred and I spent thousands of cups of coffee at Parsons between classes. He was working for a funeral home at the time and would exist on very little sleep many times. May our Lord bless each of you and you preserve and relish the memories of Fred.
Leilani Lewis
Jun 25, 2019
Fred was more like a brother than a brother-in-law. He was just a super nice guy and although I didn't get to Ottumwa to visit Davie and Fred, and I will miss him very much.
Steve Casady
Jun 25, 2019
I was so sad to read of Fred's passing. Fred always thought outside of the box when it came to what we could do to work with our students at EMS. He was a true friend that I have missed golfing with for several years. My thoughts are with all of the family.